Professor Arthur ter Hofstede
Head of School - Information SystemsArthur ter Hofstede is the head of school and a professor in the School of Information Systems.
Arthur was co-author on papers that won the “Ten-Year Most Inﬂuential Paper Award” at MODELS 2011 and the “BPM Test of Time Award 2015”. His work is widely cited and he has a Google Scholar h-index of 70 and over 28,000 citations.
Associate Professor Moe Wynn
Discipline Leader - Business Process ManagementMoe Wynn has published 70+ refereed research papers including 26 journal articles: 27 refereed conference papers, 6 international workshop papers, 13 book chapters and one edited conference proceedings.
Her work has attracted external funds for QUT in excess of AUD $4 million as a chief investigator across 13 research programs since 2011.
Professor Peter Bruza
Discipline Leader - Information ScienceProfessor Peter Bruza is the discipline leader for Information Science. He is leading a project that aims to understand how human beings will form trust with autonomous systems.
The project has received $240,000 in funding from the Tokyo-based Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development.
Professor Alistair Barros
Discipline Leader - Service ScienceProfessor Alistair Barros' research focusses on the development of novel business design utilising services in different industries, service-based IT architecture and the technical analysis of systems for identifying and validating new designs.
He has worked extensively with SAP, government departments and industry partners including Bank of Queensland and Suncorp.
Global leaders in the field
QUT is one of the leading Australian institutions for Information Systems. We are known for our uncompromising focus on rigorously conducted and highly relevant research, which provides immediate value to students and industry partners.
Where people and technology interact
Dr Andrew Gibson has initiated open source software projects to support his research work, and has delivered workshops and talks locally and internationally on Text Analytics.
Professor Guy Gable recognised with AIS Fellow Award
Professor Guy Gable has joined the 167 member AIS College of Senior Scholars, an influential forum for discussion on important issues of relevance to the information systems discipline.
Innovating business processes
Dr Wasana Bandara leads the research group on Human Centric Business Process Management; one of the first research groups dedicated to understanding how to design and execute process improvements and innovations that are less resisted and have more impact for stakeholders across private and public sectors, in developed and developing nations.
Process analytics: exploiting and protecting data
Dr Suriadi Lim is developing new process improvement algorithms to address some of the complex problems in today’s fast-changing business environment. His research outcomes have been successfully applied in multiple industry domains, including the finance, health, and mining sectors.
We're regarded as one of the leading academic institutions in the world based on our business process management research capabilities and impact.
Our students have been awarded the best Australian PhD thesis in Information Systems by the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems.
At the nexus of a business and technical focus, we work with partners in government and industries ranging from insurance to health care.
What is information systems?
Information systems employs methods and techniques from the social sciences, mathematics, and computer science to help organisations work smarter and more efficiently.
People working in information systems develop and evaluate solutions to meet organisational needs, such as new business processes, services or tools.
Our school focuses on the empirical and technical aspects of strategy, analysis, design, implementation, operation, use and impact of information systems.
Our teaching, research and professional practices prioritise different specialised areas including:
- business process management
- enterprise architecture and systems
- information management
- process automation and mining
- social media/networks.
Business Process Management
We're one of only a handful of universities in the world that offers a dedicated masters course in Business Process Management (BPM). The key distinguishing factors of our BPM education are:
- a solid curriculum through staff contribution
- established and popularised research findings
- industry developments from our research and industry connections.
"There is a large and growing demand in industry for skilled data analytic professionals. Organisations need to unlock the value of data to make better decisions to be more effective and efficient. We are excited to offer our new data analytics courses to provide our graduates with state-of-the-art knowledge and skills to keep them at cutting edge of this rapidly evolving field."
Dr Helen Thompson - Senior Lecturer in Statistics
"I chose QUT based on reputation. The infrastructure and the lab facilities were great. I'm now with Google and get to enjoy lots of travel. It has, hands-down, the best company culture with constant learning opportunities."
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer and Software Systems)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems)
- Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Creative Industries/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Mathematics
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
- Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Mathematics
- Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Master of Business Process Management
- Master of Data Analytics
- Master of Information Technology
- Master of Information Technology - Graduate Entry
- Master of Philosophy
Our research is dedicated to understanding, explaining, predicting and guiding the impact of IT-enabled business processes, services and information on societies, corporations and individuals.
Our key research areas include:
- business process management
- information science
- service science.
We frequently publish in renowned journals including:
We have worked with partners in government and industries ranging from insurance to health care, including:
- Bank of Queensland
- Brisbane Airport Corporation
- Queensland Government
Our high-quality information systems curriculum is constantly evolving, as we incorporate the latest knowledge and practices into our teaching and learning.
Our students go on to work in positions such as:
- business process analyst
- business or systems analyst
- enterprise architect
- IT project manager
- solutions architect.
The Australian Government expects the largest jobs growth towards 2020 will be in professional, scientific and technical services, including information and communications technology roles.